Dating sites are a popular way to meet other singles who have herpes too. These sites offer a simpler way of connecting with others like yourself, but without having the stigma attached to having HSV1 or HSV2. You can skip the lengthy explanation, and get straight to the fun! There are many herpes dating sites for Canadians to try, but some are better than others.
While there is no one site that offers herpes dating just for Canadians, each of the following sites does offer the chance to enter your location in your profile, so you can narrow down your search. Here are three great herpes dating sites you may wish to give a try.
Positivesingles.com—Positive Singles is one of the larger herpes dating sites, and has even been endorsed by MSN, CNN, USA Today, and other top media contributors. There are over 150,000 herpes singles on this one site. It’s been recommended as the top site for when you’ve decided to go back to dating again. There are over 177,660 visitors each month on the site. Standard membership allows you to sign up for free, and get your profile set up. You can view profiles, do searches, and send winks. The gold membership unlocks the additional features of the site.
There are some unique aspects to the site that you may not see elsewhere. There is a dating coach, who can help you if you need it. You can send birthday and greeting cards to people you’re interested in. There are active blogs and forums where you can have questions answered. You can search through inspirational stories, and find health resource tools. There is even a mobile version.
Hope —Hope Dating is a fast growing community of herpes singles. It offers the chance to connect via Facebook, if you don’t wish to fill out a registration. This site is free of charge, without a tiered membership. After you sign in, you can create a profile, then interact with other members. You can connect with others through email, or instant messenger.
The SpeedMatch feature will send you a list of people in your area that you might wish to connect with. There are plans in the future to implement a video chat as well.
MPWH.com —The “Meet People With Herpes” site is completely free, there is no paid membership available. Sometimes free sites aren’t well-maintained, but MPWH is well-designed, and easy to use to find other singles, making it one of the best free sites out there. Each day 100 new members sign up, increasing your odds of finding a good match.
This site promises 100% privacy, so you can prevent unwanted herpes singles from viewing your profile and photos, if you don’t want them to. There are also blogs and forums on the site, so you can connect with others that way. There is also a mobile app version available in the App store, and on Google Play.
Not every herpes dating site will work for you, but it’s important to try two or three, to increase your chances of finding who you want. Positive Singles, Hope Dating, and MPWH are all proven sites where herpes singles have found dates, and even life partners.